David Loughrey

A triumph of creative renewal

There is a point in the life of any product when it has been beaten with the pointed stick of promotion for so long, and so ruthlessly, it no longer even twitches as the blows continue to rain down.

DCC set to accept $7m from trust

DCC set to accept $7m from trust

The Dunedin City Council is set to vote on Tuesday to accept $7 million for the Forsyth Barr Stadium from the Community Trust of Otago, and has released a letter from the trust containing details of the donation.

Warm response to Budget insulation initiative

Warm response to Budget insulation initiative

A Dunedin mother who has benefited from government funding to insulate her home in the past says the initiative is "awesome" and the work done has made a real difference.

Collaboration the key, business clusters told

THE building blocks are in place for Dunedin business clusters to begin specialising and making the most of their collaboration, a visiting consultant says.

Historic railway station canopy gets makeover

Historic railway station canopy gets makeover

Work has begun on the second stage of a project to replace the platform canopy of the historic Dunedin Railway Station.

Adie to enjoy cuppa on the council

Adie to enjoy cuppa on the council

Dunedin Ratepayers and Householders Association chairman Syd Adie has resigned from the role, and the long-serving critic of the Dunedin City Council looks set to get a civic reception by the very organisation he has fought for the last 20 years.

104 ratepayers delay payment as stadium protest

104 ratepayers delay payment as stadium protest

The number of Dunedin ratepayers that have heeded the call to delay their rates payments in a protest against the Forsyth Barr Stadium project has risen to 104.

Tale of apology that wasn't

Tale of apology that wasn't

When is an apology not an apology? Answer: When it does not meet Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin's requirements.

One project canned, two await consent

One project canned, two await consent

Two contentious plans for development in Dunedin remain unresolved, as the resource consent process is negotiated; and a third development has been canned.

Councillor to tag along to sister city

A Dunedin City councillor appears likely to accompany Mayor Peter Chin to Otaru, Japan, in July, despite concerns about the cost, and whether the Japanese want extra visitors.